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It's time, past time, to act on gun rules
- October 06, 2017

These are the same conservatives who seem to think that if it weren't for gun ownership, we wouldn't be a free people. If your comments are mailed or emailed to us, we'll consider them for publication - unless you request otherwise. I used my discount to buy a Ruger 10/22 long rifle. Every single day in America, regular citizens that have a passionate belief in the Second Amendment, that have their own guns , use guns every single day to protect themselves against criminals, and those ... (more...)
Vegas Shooter Reportedly Targeted Lollapalooza Prior To Attacking Another Festival
- October 06, 2017

The official wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the matter and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. "We have a lot of work to do". Meanwhile, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, citing records from the Nevada Prescription Monitoring Program, reported that Paddock was prescribed an anti- anxiety drug in June that can lead to aggressive behavior. (more...)
AIADMK party symbol case: Madra HC dismisses Dhinakaran plea to extend deadline AIADMK party symbol case: Madra HC dismisses Dhinakaran plea to extend deadline
- October 06, 2017

It knows how to decide who is authorised to use election symbol. Refusing to interfere with the decision of Madurai bench of Madras High Court which declined to give more time to Dinakaran faction, the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y Chandrachud, however, extended the time, asking the Election Commission to render the decision by November 10. (more...)
'Disturbed and Dangerous': Las Vegas Shooter Spent Years Acquiring Weapons 'Disturbed and Dangerous': Las Vegas Shooter Spent Years Acquiring Weapons
- October 06, 2017

Sheriff Joseph Lombardo , who has called Ms Danley a " person of interest " in the attack , said: "We anticipate some information from her shortly". The gunman checked into the room days in advance, stocked a cache of weapons there and set up cameras inside his hotel suite and in the hallway. Officials believe the shooter brought the weapons into the hotel room on his own and used "a device similar to a hammer" to smash the hotel room windows between him and the music festival. (more...)
See assault rifles multi-millionaire used in killing 59 at United States concert See assault rifles multi-millionaire used in killing 59 at United States concert
- October 06, 2017

But as of Wednesday, investigators were unable to explain what led Paddock to rain heavy fire down on a country music festival Sunday night from the windows of his 32nd-floor room at the Mandalay Bay hotel casino. So after so much death and destruction, why is Paddock not being called a terrorist? At both he was seen with a regular companion identified as Marilou Danley, an 62-year-old Asian woman who was out of the country at the time of the shooting and who is in contact with U.S. (more...)
'Alarming' amounts of nerve agent pesticides in world's honey, tests show 'Alarming' amounts of nerve agent pesticides in world's honey, tests show
- October 06, 2017

The presence of pesticides varied regionally - 86 percent of the North American samples contained at least one of the five commonly used neonicotinoids that the study measured, while only 57 percent of South American ones did. But native pollinators can be exposed to neonicotinoids, too, and are often more vulnerable to the pesticides' effects, says Geraldine Wright, an insect neuroethologist at Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (more...)
Sweden arrests man carrying suspected explosives at airport Sweden arrests man carrying suspected explosives at airport
- October 06, 2017

Mother of Satan is a favoured explosive of Islamic State terrorists and was recently used in the failed bombing of a London tube train in September, the main suspect accused in the case being an 18-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker. The man has denied the charges. No more information about the suspect has been released. Police are inspecting his belongings to determine if they could have posed a threat, Adlersson said. (more...)
North Korea: Kaesong factories are up and running North Korea: Kaesong factories are up and running
- October 06, 2017

North Korea acknowledged restarting operations in Kaesong, the former jointly operated factory park where South Korean firms employed North Korean laborers to produce consumer products. "The dogs bark but the caravan goes on". Relations with its largest export market, China, have soured over the decision to allow the U.S.to deploy a missile shield south of Seoul, and there is no sign that North Korea or the US are interested in trying to negotiate an end to the current tensions. (more...)
Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) Under Analyst Spotlight Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 06, 2017

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. WIN has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Shares are now up over the past year, outperforming the broad market by -100% and underperformed a peer group of similar companies by -569%. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 19.9% of its shares through open market purchases. (more...)
Tarmac owner CRH in multibillion-pound bidding war for USA cement giant Tarmac owner CRH in multibillion-pound bidding war for USA cement giant
- October 06, 2017

CRH PLC (LON:CRH) saw its shares fall today after U.S. cement maker Ash Grove Cement Co said it had received a takeover proposal valued at up to US$3.8bn, topping an earlier offer from the Irish building materials firm. It should be noted that the third-party approach is a preliminary non-binding proposal, Ash Grove has yet to evaluate it completely. The source said Summit Materials' bid was submitted on Thursday and is now being considered by Ash Grove's board. (more...)
Tropical Storm Nate: Another Hurricane Could Hit US Tropical Storm Nate: Another Hurricane Could Hit US
- October 06, 2017

Hurricane and tropical storm warnings have been issued in three U.S. states as the storm barrels northward. A hurricane watch has been issued from Morgan City, La. Officials in Louisiana , including Gov. John Bel Edwards and New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu planned to meet Thursday afternoon to discuss preparations. (more...)
Prime Minister Theresa May under pressure as Tory MPs pick sides Prime Minister Theresa May under pressure as Tory MPs pick sides
- October 06, 2017

And as the Prime Minister also said this week, we are at a turning point for the nation. Regarding Mrs May's leadership, Mr Shapps reportedly told the broadcaster: "If something isn't working, you have to do something about it". "The Tory Party conference was a great opportunity to reboot the party and therefore reboot the country to give it a clear sense of direction, and that didn't happen. (more...)
Vegas shooter booked rooms facing Lollapalooza in Chicago
- October 06, 2017

Stephen Paddock , 64, turned a gun on himself on Sunday after firing hundreds of bullets into the crowd gathered for the final night of the Route 91 Harvest music festival, killing almost 60 people and wounding hundreds. Among the attendees at this year's Lollapalooza was former President Barack Obama 's oldest daughter Malia, and acts on stage included The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Muse and Lorde. (more...)
British author, Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in literature British author, Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in literature
- October 06, 2017

He told reporters his wife had rushed home from the hairdressers after seeing reports on her phone. The elated novelist said the prize had come "at a time when the world is uncertain about its values, its leadership and its safety". "He is an exquisite novelist". "He is a little bit like a mix of Jane Austen, comedy of manners and Franz Kafka", Sara Danius, the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, said. (more...)
United States stock market opens with records United States stock market opens with records
- October 06, 2017

Economists project the number of jobs added in Friday's employment report will be lower than recent months. Goldman Sachs and Boeing contributed the most to the gains. Bank stocks enjoyed a boost from higher U.S. Treasury yields, with the yield on the benchmark 10-year note settled 2 bps higher at 2.35%. Regional trading was subdued with markets in Shanghai and South Korea still closed for holidays. (more...)
Girlfriend's sisters say shooter sent her abroad Girlfriend's sisters say shooter sent her abroad
- October 06, 2017

Images from inside the hotel room used by Stephen Paddock have emerged. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters that Paddock rented a room through Airbnb at the Ogden hotel from September 22-24, but investigators didn't know why. The gunman who opened fire on a crowd of thousands in Las Vegas on Sunday night sent his girlfriend to the Philippines days before his attack so that she wouldn't interfere, her sisters claimed in a new interview . (more...)
India, EU agree to bolster cooperation to fight terror India, EU agree to bolster cooperation to fight terror
- October 06, 2017

Juncker also informed reporters that the chief negotiators from the two sides will sit together in the coming days to chart the way forward and that they should step up work to ensure the free flow of data. We have agreed to strengthen our security cooperation and work together against terrorism . "We also reaffirmed our commitment to undertaking mutual cooperation for reducing the cost of deployment of renewable energy". (more...)
Egypt to miss injured trio for Congo clash Egypt to miss injured trio for Congo clash
- October 06, 2017

Tunisia can, too, as a tight race in Africa approaches its climax. Only the five group winners advance to next year's World Cup finals. Libya host DR Congo in Tunisia for security reasons and the Congolese hope Cedric Bakambu can transfer his Spanish club form to north Africa. (more...)
House passes GOP budget in key tax step House passes GOP budget in key tax step
- October 06, 2017

Here's what is particularly Trumpian and Republican about the proposed legislation - it hits the Blue (Democratic) States like New York, Massachusetts and California the hardest. Democrats from the Sunshine State lined up against Black's proposal. How we get out of this cycle is anybody's guess, since it is clear that Trump and Republicans don't view it as an option to just stop lying so damn much. (more...)
Baltimore school evacuated for pumpkin spice smell Baltimore school evacuated for pumpkin spice smell
- October 06, 2017

It was getting stronger. A Baltimore school evacuated its student body on Thursday and called the local fire department's Hazmat team over a odd smell. Two adults and two students were taken to local hospitals after feeling nauseous because of the smell. Firefighters began to open all the windows in the building to air it out. (more...)
Trump endorses Ed Gillespie for Virginia governor Trump endorses Ed Gillespie for Virginia governor
- October 06, 2017

Born Sept. 13, 1959, Northam grew up on the Eastern Shore, Virginia and worked on the Chesapeake Bay, before he attended Virginia Military Institute, where he was President of the Honor Court. MS-13 has become a target of Trump in seeking support for a broader immigration crackdown. 'They kidnap. They extort. 'They stomp on their victims. (more...)
Michael Moore: It's Time To Repeal The 'Ancient And Outdated 2nd Amendment' Michael Moore: It's Time To Repeal The 'Ancient And Outdated 2nd Amendment'
- October 06, 2017

Our gun laws need to be changed to keep this possibility from happening again. Sunday night, one man managed to kill 50 people and injure about 500 more. If you can't define something , you can't regulate it. That's important, Carlson says , because it was in the 1960s and '70s that Americans began talking about guns and gun rights as a crime issue. (more...)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) Closed Above Its 50 Day Moving Average
- October 06, 2017

It has underperformed by 0.80% the S&P500. Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 0.65, compared to 0.59 reported in the same quarter past year. On Friday, January 29 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". The stock has "Sector Weight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 29. (more...)
Some Republicans, NRA Open To Bump Stocks Regulation Some Republicans, NRA Open To Bump Stocks Regulation
- October 06, 2017

The National Rifle Association - the influential pro-gun lobby group - said bump stocks should be "subject to additional regulations" and called on regulators to determine whether the devices comply with federal law. "I urge statehouses across the nation to look closely at the work we've accomplished here, through the Legislature and the ballot box, and act". "I'm shocked that there weren't more people that died", Brandenburg said. (more...)
"The rights of the Kurds in Iraq should be recognized, " says Macron
- October 06, 2017

Still, the Kurdish referendum has been an unwelcome distraction for the Western powers focused on the war against IS, forcing military planners to divert resources for "contingencies" that could follow the unresolved dispute, said Dillon. (more...)
Hillary Clinton on Las Vegas Mass Shooting October 2017 Hillary Clinton on Las Vegas Mass Shooting October 2017
- October 06, 2017

Ingraham said it's clear that Clinton doesn't know anything about guns, because a suppressor would not have done much to mute the sound of the gunman's high-powered rifles. . Former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton also tweeted their support for the victims. In a morning statement, Pelosi simply offered prayers and strong words. (more...)
One killed in shooting in Manhattan One killed in shooting in Manhattan
- October 06, 2017

Just days after the mass killing of 58 people in Las Vegas, another gunman opened fire at a construction site in Manhattan, New York City. The victim was identified as a construction foreman. Police believed that the victim and the suspect knew each other and it is believed that the gunman was a current or former employee at the site. Other details were not made immediately clear. (more...)
African American superhero family drama Raising Dion coming to Netflix African American superhero family drama Raising Dion coming to Netflix
- October 06, 2017

Jordan is now working on a TV adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 , and will next be seen in Marvel's Black Panther . Another superhero series is joining Netflix's original content lineup, however, this one won't quite fit in with its existing Marvel small screen scene. (more...)
The White House and NRA agrees on need to regulate "bump stocks"
- October 06, 2017

Many Republicans say they are open to the proposal. The ATF allowed the devices in a 2010 decision. "The victims and families in Las Vegas don't need an explanation about the difference between machine guns and firearms with bump stocks ", Titus said. (more...)
Speaker Ryan, NRA Back New Review of Gun Device Used in Vegas Speaker Ryan, NRA Back New Review of Gun Device Used in Vegas
- October 06, 2017

Trump ordered that flags should fly at half mast after the shooting. "The police who have done really a fantastic job in a very short time", he commented. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack. Prime Minister Theresa May was asked if she was aware whether any Britons were killed or injured in the bloodbath. (more...)

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